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National Kidney Foundation of Michigan wins competitive CDC grant to reduce health disparities in Western Wayne County

By REACH / July 31, 2020 /

ANN ARBOR, MICH.–(February 18, 2019)—The National Kidney Foundation of Michigan (NKFM) has received an award of nearly $3.5 million to be used over five years from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). REACH, which stands for Racial and Ethnic Approaches to Community Health, is a CDC-administered national program to remove barriers to health…

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NKFM Switches from NAP SACC to Go NAPSACC

By REACH / July 30, 2020 /

In May 2019, the NKFM team discovered Go NAPSACC at the DNPAO (Division of Nutrition, Physical Activity, and Obesity) Conference in Atlanta. Go NAPSACC provides more resources and module topics (Nutrition, Physical Activity, Outdoor Play and Learning, Screen Time, Farm to ECE, Breastfeeding and Infant Feeding, and Oral Health) for centers to select from, and…

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Food System Listening Sessions

By REACH / July 30, 2020 /

On May 28th, 2020, the NKFM in partnership with Beaumont Health Communities hosted the first Western Wayne Food System Listening Session with three goals. The first goal was to raise food literacy of the general public, which was accomplished by providing a quick overview of the food system, presented by Theresa Tejada, that included local…

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